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    • Scrapbook no. 20

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Pieces of our lives : folk arts in Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Oral history; Clinton (Ind.) -- history; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Vermillion County (Ind.) -- Social life and customs; Cookery (Pasta); Italian American women; Cookery, Italian; Mining; Miners; Coal mining; Fishermen; Wood-carving;...
    • Published transcripts of oral history interviews. Includes: Barbara Aimone, first generation American and Italian cook par excellence; Joe Airola, Italian immigrant, coal miner, and sausage maker, the man responsible for the Immigrant Square on...
    • Joe Airola oral history interview

    • Airola, Joe R., 1896-1987; Meat industry; Sausages; Airplane industry; Mining; Coal miners; Coal mining; Immigrants; Oral history;
    • Joe Airola, like many others, immigrated to Clinton to work in the coal mines. Born in 1896 in Italy, he built airplanes in World War I before he came to this country. After working in the mines for 15 years, he started a business making...
    • Chad Taylor Interview

    • Universities & colleges; Education; Students; Engineering; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Coeducation;
    • Oral history interview with Chad Taylor, former student and president of the Student Government Association of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology by Bill Pickett, November 29, 1997.
    • Scrapbook no. 10

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Hillcrest Community Center, Clinton, Indiana

    • Christmas decorations; Christmas; People; Clothing & dress; Hillcrest Community Center (Clinton, Ind.)
    • Photograph of the hanging of the greens at the Hillcrest Community Center in Clinton, Indiana ca. 1940-45. A large group of mostly women put together ornaments and decorations for Christmas.
    • Valesio's Show

    • Children & adults; Children's clothing & dress; Theatrical productions; Posters; Theatrical posters; Theaters; Vermillion County (Ind.);
    • View of a group of people, mostly children, standing outside a theater with posters hanging on the walls.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Acetylene lamps; Lunchboxes;
    • View of a group of coal miners gathered in front of the hillside entrance to an unknown mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The sign says : Keep out Wild Boarx. The miners are mostly wearing carbide lamps on their caps and there are several lunch...
    • Clinton on the Wabash

    • Clinton (Ind.) -- History; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; City & town life; African Americans; Steamboats; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Railroads; Economic & industrial aspects; Coal miners -- Indiana --...
    • Contents: Steamboat era (1800-1861); Clinton and the Civil War (1861-1865); Railroads bring growth (1870-1900); Starting a new century (1900-1920); Clinton, 1912; Short histories of businesses (1900-1925); Boom times, 1920's; Coal-mining; Roller...
    • Arlow Brazeal, oral history interview

    • Fishermen; Fishing boats; Fishing nets; Fishing; Vermillion County (Ind.); Wabash River (Ind.); Brazeal, Arlow, 1913-2000; Oral history;
    • Arlow Brazeal of Newport is a "River rat" - he fishes the Wabash and Vermillion Rivers. Born in 1913, he has also worked as a carpenter. He demostrated netmaking and mussel bars for Keith Ludden and describes in this interview what fishing entails,...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Truman Karanovich oral history interview

    • Karanovich, Truman, 1914-; Saints; Christmas; Manners & customs; Easter; Coal miners; Coal mining; Oral history; Death; Prostitution; Prohibition;
    • Truman Karanovich is a first generation American born to Serbian parents in Clinton, Indiana. Mr. Karanovich and his wife discuss Serbian holiday traditions, coal mining, death, prostitution, and the prohibition with Keith Ludden.
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-24

    • Public speaking; Socialism; Strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/24/1916. Writes that he has just returned to his hotel after speaking at a meeting in Crystal Falls, Michigan "under peculiar difficulties and extraordinary circumstances." Says that there were rumors flying...
    • Zondervan, Lilly 1921-10-11

    • Socialists; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1921. Says that even though she has not written Eugene V. Debs in a while that she has been thinking of him. Writes that her family has been reading the CHICAGO SOCIALIST closely to see what it says about Eugene V....
    • Goebel, George 1912-08-13

    • Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Jones, Mother, 1837-1930;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 8/13/12. Writes that Goebels' letter dated 7/29/12 was "weak and evasive." Says that he has received mostly letters supporting his position in the J. Mahlon Barnes controversy. Mentions that he has only received four...
    • Harvey, W. H. 1920-04-04

    • Socialism -- United States -- Periodicals;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on COMMON SENSE letterhead, 4/4/20. Says that he is glad Theodore Debs is looking after Eugene V. Debs' interests. Writes that he is sending Theodore Debs several copies of his journal COMMON SENSE. Asks that Theodore Debs...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 024

    • Writing; Peace movements;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Theodore Debs that he has received an impressive booklet by Jessie E. Samptis called THE COMING OF PEACE which is written mostly in free verse. Says that he would like to meet the author. Quotes extensively...

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